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What did we do in 2021?

What did we do? Well – it started off slowly – it took until June before we did anything much.  We started off with Laila’s smile Laila had some special ‘mum and me’ time when  they were picked up in a Cinderella carriage and Laila

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Rows of pyjamas

Adapt and amend

Since the pandemic we realise that we have to make some to changes to the way we work to still be able to make youngsters smile.  We now do our ‘Bags’ – Birthday, Christmas and ‘Just Because’ and our Awards.  We also just help people

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60 Minute Makeover?

It seemed a simple idea at the time………. We had a nomination from Brian House earlier in the year and, after talking to the mum, due to the pandemic decided to leave it till things became a bit more settled.

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Liv is Magic banner

Magic Moments

We had a special ‘smile’ earlier this week……… Brian House Children’s Hospice in Blackpool nominated Liv and her family.  Liv is 7 and has been really quite poorly for some months.  She’s been through some tough treatments with mum, dad and brother Ben alongside.

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We need your help

We are thrilled skinny to have been chosen by Asda as one of the three latest charities for the Green Token Scheme.  Before the pandemic it meant that when you received the green token when you’d been shopping at Asda – you dropped it into

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I won an award from Miles of Smiles!

What’s New?

We’ve come up with a new idea….. or two Having spent the pandemic wondering if we will ever be able to do our proper ‘smiles’ again, we decided we had to come up with a Plan B.  The Plan B really came from the Birthday/Christmas

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Tomas and his 'Just Because' BAg of goodies

Just Because

  This young man, Tomas, is the very first recipient of our ‘Just Because’ bags.  Nominated by Sibling Support at Derian House, he’s been through an awful lot for a 10 year old and they thought he could do with a little bit of something

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A very colourful and glittery thank you card from Brian House Hospice

A thank you for the thank you?

Received a nice surprise in the post today – a ‘Thank You’ card from Brian House.  There was a lot of fluorescent green glitter which is still all over the door step. A lot of care and hard work went into making the card. We

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Karen with her Bronze Award for Community Champions

Everyone’s a Winner

We have to say a massive THANK YOU to Progress Housing as they have been the best support ever!  In April, we won a Bronze award in the Progress Community Champions category.  We were up against some really tough competition – local people who have

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Laila & mum in her special transport to take them to be pampered

It’s Been a While

Yes, it’s been a while but things are looking up Though it seems to be taking an age – restrictions are a easing somewhat and with easing of restrictions we can think about making youngsters smile again. And that’s just what we have started to

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